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The A-Z of Curious County Limerick

Limerick is famed for pigs and poetry, but so far only the surface of its past has been revealed. In her latest book, Historian-in-Residence, Sharon Slater shares strange stories of mysteries, [...]

Professor Emilie Pine

For this month’s Limerick Lady podcast, Emma Langford and Ann Blake talk to writer Professor Emilie Pine about her bestselling book, “Notes To Self” (2018), a collection of personal [...]

Trans Limerick Community

Trans Limerick Community is a new peer support group for trans, non-binary, gender diverse and questioning adults based in the Limerick region. Beginning in May 2021, TLC will meet monthly to [...]

Unapologetic Magazine

Ormston House is part of the team supporting Sandrine Uwase Ndahiro and Gareth Brinn in realising their ambition for Unapologetic, a new magazine to amplify under-represented voices in Ireland. [...]

Konstepidemin

How to Keep Your Calm – Art as Alternative is one in a series of digital seminars produced by the international group at Konstepidemin in Gothenburg to highlight how artist-driven initiatives [...]

Olivia Chau

For this month’s Limerick Lady podcast, Olivia Chau shares how she stepped into the male-dominated world of DJing with a little help from her friends. She offers advice to aspiring DJs and [...]

Cultural Accelerator

Cultural Accelerator is a capacity-building programme for artists and cultural workers led by Trans Europe Halles in Sweden and Ta(r)dino 6 Art Platform in Azerbaijan. Mary Conlon, founder of [...]

Reverend Nóirín Ní Riain

During this month’s Limerick Lady podcast, Reverend Nóirín Ní Riain shares the story behind suddenly losing her voice for twenty years, as well as the journey to working with Sinéad [...]

Sharon Slater

The Limerick Lady podcast begins 2021 with The Women Who Made Limerick. Sharon Slater joins our hosts Ann Blake and Emma Langford to talk about the brand new Women of Limerick mobile phone app [...]

Dr. Norah Patten

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. For the December episode of the Limerick Lady podcast, Ann Blake and Emma Langford talk with budding astronaut, Dr. Norah Patten. The aeronautical [...]

Periodical Review X

Niamh Brown has selected Ursula Burke for Periodical Review X. For the milestone 10th iteration of this long-running curatorial project, Pallas Projects invited twenty selectors from around the [...]

Ann Blake & Joanne Ryan

Ormston House is delighted to announce that Ann Blake and Joanne Ryan are recipients of the Arts Council of Ireland Commissions Award. The purpose of the Award is to enable arts organisations to [...]

Denise Chaila

Denise Chaila is an Afro-Diasporan singer and poet represented by Narolane Records. She hails from Chikankata, Zambia and Limerick, Ireland. Her music blends spoken word and rap to give voice to [...]

Eímear Noone

Eímear Noone is an Irish conductor and composer. One of the video game industry’s most recognised musicians, she has written award-winning scores for World of Warcraft and Warlords of Draenor. [...]

Folkestone Fringe

What are you made of, Folkestone? is a project by Mary Conroy for the Folkestone Fringe in partnership with the Creative Europe project, Magic Carpets. The project explores the physical materials [...]

Ollphéist: Open Call

Ollphéist (transl. Fabulous Beasts) is a project exploring folkloric heritage through creative workshops and a city-wide exhibition. Bringing the tradition of storytelling into the digital world, [...]

River Residencies: Open Call

Ormston House and Limerick Culture and Arts Office, in partnership with Cavan Arts Office, Clare Arts Office and Tipperary Arts Office, are pleased to announce the River Residencies co-funded by [...]

Úna Molloy

For the September edition of the Limerick Lady podcast, Emma Langford and Ann Blake met with Úna Molloy, founder of Turning Pirate, one of Ireland’s brightest lights in the music industry, [...]

Jen Ronan

In episode 21 of The Limerick Lady podcast, Ann Blake and Emma Langford meet with blogger Jen Ronan to talk about grief and loss during the COVID-19 pandemic. Recorded in early August as Ireland [...]

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